Tomorrow, June 28, 2014, marks the 100-year anniversary of Archduke Franz Ferdinand's assassination in Sarajevo, the monumental event that led to the outbreak of World War I. Ferdinand's 19-year-old assassin, the Bosnian Serb Gavrilo Princip, is remembered today as both hero and villain.
John B. Judis of New Republic argues that the United States is powerless to combat the breaking down of nonsensical Middle East borders drawn nearly a hundred years ago by colonial powers.
The president's requested war budget is America's lowest in a decade. The request includes over $2 billion in funds to support American interests in Syria and neighboring countries.
Over a decade of violence and war across the globe has resulted in over 50 million displaced people. With few of them able to return home, the international community must make strides to tackle the crisis before it gets worse.
The tragic event compelled nonprofit tech company Ushahidi to create a rough draft of a tool that eventually can be used by even the simplest cell phones. They've posted the code online in hopes that others will help finish it.
Join the Praxis live-blog of President Obama's address tonight at 9:01pm, when he will face one of the most challenging tasks of his presidency. The three main audiences he needs to keep in mind— members of Congress, the American public and the Syrian regime—all need to hear a somewhat different message. Yet he must be resolute and clear.
If the United States bombs Syria, whatever else happens, the international norm to respect the processes of international institutions and conventions will be dealt a serious blow.
A new report shows worrisome incompetence among Air Force nuclear missile launch officers.
Starting this fall, the PreCheck program -- which basically expedites participating members through airport security -- will be open to any US citizen who's willing to pay $85 and endure a detailed application process.
A rejoinder to the author of the Neurobonkers blog post criticizing my take on Edward Snowden.
The surveillance state is here, and it is apparently here to stay. The question moving forward is how effective the U.S. constitutional system and democratic culture will be in keeping the American version from slipping into Chinese mode.
Straight from the pages of "Harry Potter": The multi-camera system is currently used in nursing homes to monitor residents. However, its designers say it could help identify suspected terrorists in public settings.
Yes, the kitten with four eyes, two noses and two mouths is real. She was born on Tuesday and answers to, cue the pun, “Deucy.” What does Deucy have to do with Edward Snowden, aside from their adorable whiskers? A lot. I could explain, but Hobbes does such a better job. Arguing for entrusting ...
A Pew Research Center/Washington Post poll released on Monday showed that for a majority of Americans, catching terrorists is more important than intrusions on personal privacy.